Resident Evil 6 Trailer Analysis: Here’s What You Missed- Cover shooting, multiple characters and more

Posted By | On 19th, Jan. 2012 Under Feature, News | Follow This Author @KartikMdgl


It’s been a long time since Resident Evil 5 came out, and we finally have some new details from the trailer Capcom just revealed. First of all, check out the trailer below, it features more than 3-minutes of footage and shows some new characters from the game.

The game will be released on November 20th for the PS3 and Xbox 360, with the PC version to follow at a later date.

Details:

  • The game has co-op. It is confirmed.
  • Leon and Chris will work together. They are both playable. For the first time ever, these two characters will be in a same game.
  • Ashley seems to be back.
  • The game is action oriented. Capcom are calling it ‘dramatic horror’.
  • The game is set 10 years after the Racoon city incident.
  • There will be multiple playable characters.
  • The graphics are much improved over Resident Evil 5. It looks much more crispy and features a lot of neat visual effects. The lighting and textures are also impressive.
  • China is under threat from a bio-terror attack.
  • The game is a globe-trotting adventure.
  • There will be a deep melee combat system
  • Hunnigan is in the trailer at 1:05
  • You can see some beautiful Chinese locations which also showcases the lighting tech.
  • Director: Eiichiro Sasaki (Star Gladiator, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Tech Romancer, Project Justice, Power Stone 2, Resident Evil Outbreak, Resident Evil Outbreak 2, Zack & Wiki, Bionic Commando)
  • ProducerYoshiaki Hirabayashi (Re-make, RE0, RE4, REUC, RE5, PN03, Sengoku Basara 3, Dino Crisis 3, Viewtiful Joe, Viewtiful Joe 2)
  • Executive producer: Hiroyuki Kobayashi (RE1, RE2, REDC, RE2DS Version, RE3, RECVX, RE0, RE-make, RE4, REDS. DMC, DMC2, DMC3. Dino Crisis 1, 2 y 3. Sengoku Basara 1, SB2, SB2H, SBX, SBBH, SBSH, SBCH. PN03, Killer7, Under the Skin, Devil Kings, Dragon’s Dogma)
  • The game seems to be going back to the “horror” roots of the older Resident Evil games while also keeping the action at an all time high.
  • Animations are fantastic.
  • Chris’ gameplay will probably feature cover based shooting, as seen in the video at 1:52 and 2:45.
  • The ability to slide into cover will also be featured into game, as seen at 2:45.
  • Players can also sprint this time around, as seen at 1:44.
  • There is a new character in the game. He is an ex-mercenary, by the looks of it, and is also a playable character.
  • The game  will have diverse shooting, more than just the traditional Resident Evil over-the-shoulder gameplay style.
  • There seems to be a large focus on set-pieces, and maybe even a few vehicle sections.
  • You fight huge bosses in the game. El Gigante type enemy shown in the trailer.
  • Normal zombies shown.

Tell us what you think in the comments section below. We would love it if you can find more cool things from the trailer.

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  • “The game seems to be going back to the “horror” roots of the older Resident Evil games while also keeping the action at an all time high.”
    i don’t think we’ve seen the same trailer.

  • thanks man!

    it’s been a while since I’ve been blown away by a trailer, this is pure sick!

    this game may change the industry man for 3rd person. Seriously!? JAPAN? Trying to be on the top again? 😀

    This game is more of a horror+action.
    Leon will be horror orientated and while Chris would be action.
    I love this man.

    This is probably Capcom’s most expensive project ever.

  • It’s a no for me the camera controlls look the same as Re5 and 4. I wanted the game to be survival horror not action horror. Yea the zombies are back and there is not daylight anymore to put it more scary abet but I want that feeling that the original Re’s had but I know Capcom will never be the old Capcom.

    • Yhw

      dun worry, as xino said. it will have both action and survival portion. that’s why they have both leon and chris campaign.

    • Auth

      Really not lookkng fwoarrd to this , it was terrible on game cube so can’t see it being any better on wii unless they’ve made major advcances and I haven’t heard anything from zavvi or Nintendo in this or any games preview to suggest that Resident Evil has been taken fwoarrd.

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  • This will be my game of the year. Amazing graphics and animations, my two favorite characters, zombies, B.O.W.’s and Ashley. Yes ASHLEY!

    I can’t wait for it to come out.

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    • Abdol

      i haven’t read any zombie boksoso i can’t help you but i’ve watched these movies and recommend them:DAWN OF THE DEADand the ever popular SHAUN OF THE DEADSHAUN OF THE DEAD has some really funny parts in it too, so it’s a nice blend

  • some improvement to the fifth part

  • A large amount of people are complaining about Resident Evil not going back to it’s old roots.

    Key word, “Old”.

    Those games were fun because they were “new and different” but as years went by, that game play became slow and out-dated.

    Many people complained that the way the characters moved and reacted was stiff and of course unrealistic.

    Go back and play Resident Evil 1, and then play 4. The only unwelcome change may be the fact that the game isn’t all about “the scare” factor, but then again, most of the stuff in that game was only scary because half of us playing it were young.

    With this nice Updated Graphical Action masterpiece that they are making, if they wanted to add horror, I think they could do it. All they have to do is throw a few “ENEMY JUMPS AT YOU RANDOMLY” moments mixed with some random Demonic Chanting music and “Viola” scary RE6.

    Me personally, I think whatever they do is fine, cause it’s better than having nothing at all.

  • did any one notice leon strafing? and i think horror lies in scarce resources and less checkpoints.. rather than depriving a guy with shit loads of weaponry not to be able to move while he’s aiming..

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  • Glenn, there is no Ashley in this game. Please watch the trailer agian.

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